1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Chevrolet Tahoe

1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Problems

Heating and AC Temperature and Air Delivery Mode Door Actuators May Fail

One or more heater & AC (HVAC) air delivery and/or temperature mode door actuator may fail. This can result in incorrect air delivery or temperature. If this occurs, fault code(s) stored in the HVAC control module should be available to assist with diagnoses.

4WD Transfer Case Position Sensor/Selector Switch May Fail

The 4WD transfer case encoder motor position sensor or the selector switch may fail causing the service 4WD message to be displayed. Fault code(s) stored in the transfer case control module will be of assistance in determining the exact fault causing the message to be displayed.

Power Door Lock Actuators May Fail

The power door lock actuators may become slow to operate or stop working completely and require replacement.

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Questions

Why does my transmission not want to shift from 2nd to 3rd (1 answer)

Ok..so 1st thing I did is transmission tune up new filter, 2 selinoids , gasket and new fluid and no change.

What else can I check or so?
Thnx

My vehicle will go in drive, but will not go in reverse. How do I get that fixed? (1 answer)

Why don't I have heat??? Is it because I don't have a heater control valve (1 answer)

I changed practically everything that could be wrong with my heat but when I bought my truck the heater control valve had to be replaced but didn't have the money for it so I took it out and now I don't have heat at all.

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Recalls

Recall 98V033000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS AND MULTI-PURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLES. ONE OR BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTOR/HUBS WERE BUILT WITH AN OUT-OF-SPECIFICATION GRAY IRON THAT CAN FAIL DURING THE LIFE OF THE VEHICLE.
Recall 97V142000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: LIGHT DUTY EXTENDED-CAB PICKUP TRUCKS AND 4-DOOR UTILITY TRUCKS. THE LOWER STEERING SHAFT TO STEERING GEAR PINCH BOLT IS "FINGER LOOSE" OR MISSING ALLOWING THE BOLT TO LOOSEN AND FALL OUT. THE STEERING SHAFT YOKE CAN WEAR CAUSING AN OFF CENTER STEERING WHEEL.

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1998 Chevrolet Tahoe Reviews

I purchased this truck new at the end of 1997 in Kansas City fully loaded LT 5.7 Liter with Tow package. I have enjoyed it very much. I have replaced the radiator with a GM part at 70k due to a rock causing a leak. I have replaced the serpentine belt twice after full use. I have replaced the engine block after 200k miles due to a crack in the 5th with a refurbished one. I have maintained the oi...

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